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Physically Abused by Household Member After Pregnancy*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 849 844 99.2 97.6-99.7 5 0.8 0.3- 2.4
Age
< 20 years 128 127 98.7 91.2-99.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8
20-24 years 223 220 97.9 92.0-99.5 3 2.1 0.5- 8.0
25-34 years 402 401 99.9 99.6- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
35+ years 96 96 100 - 0 0.0 -
Mother's Race
White 571 568 99.2 96.8-99.8 3 0.8 0.2- 3.2
African American 253 251 99.1 94.5-99.9 2 0.9 0.1- 5.5
Other Minorities 25 25 100 - 0 0.0 -
Hispanic origin
Yes 19 18 81.9 35.1-97.4 1 18.1 2.6-64.9
No 830 826 99.5 98.2-99.9 4 0.5 0.1- 1.8
Education
< High School 166 164 97.4 90.0-99.4 2 2.6 0.6-10.0
High School 293 290 99.2 95.7-99.9 3 0.8 0.1- 4.3
> High School 390 390 100 - 0 0.0 -
Marital Status
Married 566 565 99.5 96.6-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
Other 283 279 98.5 94.8-99.6 4 1.5 0.4- 5.2
Income
15,999 or less 265 262 98.0 92.7-99.5 3 2.0 0.5- 7.3
16,000-24,999 132 131 99.9 99.5- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
25,000-39,999 140 140 100 - 0 0.0 -
40,000 or more 261 261 100 - 0 0.0 -
WIC recipient
No 464 463 100 99.7- 100 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Yes 379 375 98.3 94.8-99.5 4 1.7 0.5- 5.2
Medicaid recipient
No 434 434 100 - 0 0.0 -
Yes 415 410 98.3 94.9-99.4 5 1.7 0.6- 5.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 171 170 99.4 96.0-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
1500-2499 grams 266 265 99.6 97.1-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
2500+ grams 410 407 99.1 97.3-99.7 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7

*Survey Question:
65b. Since you had your new baby, did family or household member physically abuse you?
Physical abuse means pushing, hitting, slapping, kicking, or any other way of physically hurting someone.

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.